ToroDB: Supercharging your RDBMS with MongoDB super powers
Are you a DBA/devops tired of being asked to also support MongoDB? Wouldn't it be cool if your current RDBMS could support MongoDB... without having a MongoDB server? Would you like to enable your RDBMS to accept true unstructured data with MongoDB's famous API, while still offering ACID-like capabilities? ToroDB is an open source project that turns your RDBMS into a MongoDB-compatible server, supporting the MongoDB query API, MongoDB's replication, and both OLTP and OLAP/DW workloads. ToroDB natively implements the MongoDB protocol and features a document-to-relational mapping algorithm that transforms the JSON documents into relational tables. ToroDB also offers transactions, a native SQL API and automatic data normalization and partitioning based on JSON document's implicit schema. If you want to have a RDBMS and MongoDB on the same system, you can't miss this talk!
Álvaro is a 36 year-old IT entrepreneur, based in Madrid, Spain. Founder and CTO at 8Kdata (www.8kdata.com), a database R&D company, he spends most of his time working on the ToroDB (www.torodb.com) project, the first NoSQL-on-SQL database, a MongoDB-compatible database that runs on top of RDBMSs. He is a passionate software developer and open source advocate. Álvaro is a Java software developer, member of JavaSpecialists.eu, but also a DBA, trainer and frequent lecturer at international conferences.